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Hey Poker "Pro" - Go Get a Job

13 October 2014 , By: compncards
Real Job
"Go get a job. " For some poker players, this phrase is a complete insult. You insulted their ability as a player and you must pay dearly with your chips. Those same players are also the ones who wind up having their chips taken.
Categories: Poker Pros, Poker Staking

Do Pro Players Realize What It Means to Be Professional?

19 April 2012 , By: compncards
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WPT Host and Hall of Famer Mike Sexton recently posted a blog entitled *Poker Pros - Wake Up and Smell the Coffee!* If you haven't read it yet, quit reading this blog, read his, and come back and finish this one. I've been fortunate enough to play with Mike on a couple of occasions in Vegas and he quickly earned my respect for his professionalism. Mike's sentiments almost echo mine in regards to how poker players should act when they are playing the game and how they should act as professionals. Some of you are going to read his blog, and this one, and still say to yourself that "poker players are not that bad.
Categories: Acting Like a Pro, Acting Professional, Mike Sexton, Poker Pros, Professionalism in Poker